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Gut eukaryotic communities in pigs: diversity, composition and host genetics contribution
(Animal Microbiome, 2020-05-07) Genètica i Millora Animal; Gestió Integral de Residus Orgànics
Background The pig gut microbiome harbors thousands of species of archaea, bacteria, viruses and eukaryotes such as protists and fungi. However, since the majority of published studies have been focused ...
Breeding farm, level of feeding and presence of antibiotics in the feed influence rabbit cecal microbiota
(Animal Microbiome, 2020-11-02) Genètica i Millora Animal; Gestió Integral de Residus Orgànics
Background The effect of the production environment and different management practices in rabbit cecal microbiota remains poorly understood. While previous studies have proved the impact of the age or ...
A pilot RNA-seq study in 40 pietrain ejaculates to characterize the porcine sperm microbiome
(Theriogenology, 2020-08-15) Sanitat Animal; Genètica i Millora Animal
The microbiome plays a key role in homeostasis and health and it has been also linked to fertility and semen quality in several animal species including swine. Despite the more than likely importance ...
kernInt: A Kernel Framework for Integrating Supervised and Unsupervised Analyses in Spatio-Temporal Metagenomic Datasets
(Frontiers in Microbiology, 2021-01-28) Genètica i Millora Animal
The advent of next-generation sequencing technologies allowed relative quantification of microbiome communities and their spatial and temporal variation. In recent years, supervised learning (i.e., ...